“This Has Made It All Worthwhile”

That’s what Philo T. Farnsworth said to his wife as they sat in their living room on July 20, 1969, and watched Neil Armstrong take “one giant leap for mankind.”  Watched.  Because of the thing that he invented 40+ years earlier. 

It’s been said before, but bears repeating: amazing as the moon landing / walk were, the truly amazing thing was that a billion people were able to watch the whole thing unfold from their living rooms.

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